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Growing Home's Wood Street Urban Farm

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Address

5814 S. Wood St.

Neighborhood

Englewood

Description

Growing Home provides training for people with barriers to employment at Chicago's first and only USDA-certified organic high-production urban farm. Wood Street Farm opened in 2006 and has expanded to 1.5 acres capable of producing more than 30,000 pounds of organic produce annually. Growing Home provides 25 hours per week of paid work experience, job-readiness training and career services to individuals who need a supportive environment to develop their professional strengths. This unique endeavor brings jobs, professional skills, career resources and fresh produce to Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.